Occupy Wall Street Protest Gets Violent

Submitted by: madest 5 years ago

This protest is not getting the media attention it deserves. If this were a TeaParty event, it would be headline news.
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Male 139
@zionred: no, they would just show up with guns, and talk about 2nd amendment remedies.

"why are you working for the criminals?"

have you seen the job market? we are no longer an economy that buys and sells houses to each other, but one that puts one another in jail. make money money make money money.
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Male 44
the Tea Party wouldn`t reduce itself to this nonsense.
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Male 2,868
@MCMXCIII- The reason it`s not getting coverage is because every mainstream media corporation is financially tied to Wall Street. The protesters are not necessarily radical socialists at all. Most of them simply want a representative Democracy where their interests are given fair representation. Instead we have a sham representative democracy where the government ignores the interests of the people in favor of supporting the interests of the wealthiest 1%, and then pretends that they`re helping everyone by supporting the "job creators."
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Male 356
I would also want to point out that the reason why no mainstream media has covered this protest so far is not because they make the left stupid -- rather, it is because they (the protesters) are so close to radical socialists that even the slightest coverage of them may infuse further chaos into this country. Due to careful brainwashing, the majority of Americans do not receive the word "socialism" and "communism" too well, but this protest has shown that it is about to change. No corporate-run media outlet would want to admit that growing radical part of the country; no, socialists are few, weak and abominable (which is totally false).
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Male 356
Also, I`m disappointed with how Americans received the protest in the comments. This protest is not going to change anything, and there may be some morons in the crowd, sure; but you are all so busy comparing them to the Tea Party that you forget to consider the message they are trying to convey: that you are controlled by the media, that this country is run by an elite few and that democracy is a joke. They may be stupid, but at least they realized the fundamental problems with the "American democracy", and they dare to say it out loud. I may not associate myself with them, but I at least admire their attempt.
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Male 356
@bentley22 You need to understand that not everyone has the required conditions to be a millionaire. In this country, you are born in caste, and you are bound to stay in your caste forever -- the way the economy runs imply that, if you just open your eyes and look carefully enough. Besides, protest is one of the few way the massive but silenced masses can broadcast their opinion.

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Male 68
Why is there freaking music over this vid? It completely destroys any worth that it has. Dumb.
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Male 14,774
If they were smart Libyans, they`d plant some snipers under a false flag operation and get NATO to help them effect regime change.*

*but alas, this is the USA and they run NATO like the a heavy pimp runs his hos, so there will be no regime change. Not until China comes to global dominance, anyway.
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Male 3,076
this is how you riot



learn from you big brothers, and don`t forget to bring a broom
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Male 249
I support them. But the fact they are alluding the arab spring is stupid. Everyone knows the cia did it. So it`s futile...
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Male 749
[quote]THE CORRUPT FEAR US
THE HONEST SUPPORT US
THE HEROIC JOIN US[/quote]

Apparently the guy with the sign at the beginning of the vid has very few self-esteem issues.
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Male 3
Moshpit with the Five0
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Male 15,832
[quote]If this were a TeaParty event, it would be headline news.[/quote]
Right, because Tea Partiers have NEVER behaved like this; therefore, it would be newsworthy if they did.

Leftists, however, ALWAYS act like Nazi thugs, so this is just another dog-bites-man story -- "Oh, THEM again, doing THAT again? *yawn*"
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Male 10,339
The media won`t cover liberal being stupid. It doesn`t further their agenda.
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Male 2,344
Who drating cares, it`s a protest organized by 4chan, where they sit around and uselessly rant about jack poo, getting nothing done but annoying the people around them in the process.
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Male 17
poor self-important college kids.
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Male 1,399
Yeah, if this were a Tea Party event it would be front page news, with false charges of racism and spitting and other bullsh#t.
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Male 1,238
I don`t get it. Where was the abuse? (other than in the subtitle)
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Male 2,384
drat the police drat the police drat the police drat the police drat the police drat the police drat the police drat the police drat the police drat the police drat the police drat the police drat the police drat the police drat the police
the whole world is watching
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Male 1,268
Activists need to spend more time in the gym.
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Male 7,123
Privileged wankers.

`This isn`t how America is supposed to be`

These tossers didn`t give a monkey`s until their bubble was pricked.

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Male 25,416
That music ruined it for me
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Male 363
Where exactly is the alleged police brutality? Not trying to be a dick, I just didn`t see it anywhere. Also, the music ruined any value this video had, even as propaganda or as a motivation piece.
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Male 244
Dirty hippies who have no money, pissed at people who have it. Go make something of yourself, become powerful, and then incite change. Protests are for the weak-minded, weak-willed. They create more division than anything else.
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Female 359
"The music added after the fact makes it very hard to take this seriously."

I completely agree.
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Male 718
Would be alot better without the pooty music drowning all the video out.
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Male 3,057
The music added after the fact makes it very hard to take this seriously.
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Male 2,737
Screw that. Just kill cops. Randomly.
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Male 1,526
It`s exactly how america is "supposed to be".
Your greedy,gluttonous,moronic and feeble masses have invited corporations and lobbyists to run your lives. Guess it doesn`t feel so good being pinned down while the pigs drat your ass, now does it?
Grow some drating balls buy what you need to be self sufficient, then burn the monopoly money that`s left over.
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Male 934
How productive.
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Male 6,737
Stupid music overlay. :|
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Male 802
"The world is watching" you make fools of yourselves.
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Male 145
I read their website, and I think they are actually doing something pretty good here. The problem is that the video is a horrible representation of the cause. Maybe it`s good to catch peoples` attention.

The basic premise is pretty honorable: People occupying Wall St in mass. It seems like a pretty peaceful group, and I respect this form of protest.

The music has to go, though. That was a horrible idea.
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Male 941
Can`t tell what`s going on.
Crappy unnecessary music overlay.
Hallmarks of a Youtube video.
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Male 1,920
I find it ironic that they ask why are you supporting the criminals while just about everything they used to make this protest, including the video cameras, clothing, materials for the signs, and even the internet / media sites they post it on are provided by those "criminals".
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Male 864
The music coupled with the over modulated yelling people audio made me not want to watch this.
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Male 5,190
Needs more violence.
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Male 3,364
CrakrJak: Protesting Wall St. corruption makes them "morons"? smh.
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Male 2,790
what`s happening?
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Male 4,290
[quote]They need to import some Londoners. THOSE people know how to riot![/quote]

DEY TURK URR JERBS
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Male 17,512
You call this a `protest` ?

Never mind, I`m glad these morons aren`t like London or Greek protesters.
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Male 207
Sooooooo when does it get violent?
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Male 315
what the... what is going on in the comments? Normally IAB jumps all over the police for daring to even touch someone but majority of the comments so far seem to be against the protesters o_O
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Male 37,888

They need to import some Londoners. THOSE people know how to riot!




Wait...did I just export rioting jobs?
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Male 914
I want to organize a protest against whoever thought this would be a good video to post on IAB.
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Male 1,646
Yea; deff didn`t need background music. (no matter how awesome the music is)

I don`t have enough video on this situation to make a verdict... I would guess that the protesters started the nonsense, which is why the police started to get aggressive.
I don`t see why that many people needed to be arrested though, but I didn`t see what they did either.
also I don`t get why they needed that number of police in the first place. It seemed like it might have been a peaceful protest until the beginning of the video.
I just don`t know enough
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Male 440
I am truly embarrassed to be a human being.
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Male 3,310
1:28: Thanks for the support stroke.

Why do people absolutely insist on being morons?
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Male 10,440
I couldn`t watch this. Too dumb...

Why can`t the video explain their cause?
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Male 798
LOL @ lady at end crying. "COME JOIN US THIS IS NOT THE WAY AMERICA IS SUPPOSED TO BE! AUUUGGH!"

Go march on the capital or something, ffs. You think corporate executives give a poo about some retard kids.
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Male 2,631
If you can repeatedly yell, "I can`t breathe"!- You can, so quit being such a drama queen.
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Male 798
A bunch of punks in anonymous masks and bandannas and poo? Yeah, no way that was going to turn violent.
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Female 34
Does this really need background music? Really?
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Male 1,011
No molotovs? Noone cares!
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Male 7,378
Link: Occupy Wall Street Protest Gets Violent [Rate Link] - This protest is not getting the media attention it deserves. If this were a TeaParty event, it would be headline news.
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